I'm putting this out there for mothers, daughters, fathers, sons, brothers, sisters, husbands, wives, friends, everyone.
If you have someone in your life emotionally suffering, PLEASE encourage them to see a doctor and GET them on medication that can help them.
I have been on an antidepressant for many years. I made the mistake of missing 5 days in a row. I became someone I didn't like, didn't recognize. NOT the strong woman who cared for her husband through brain cancer diagnosis, treatment, loss of function, and then death.
I was able to do all of that BECAUSE I had the right tools to help me.
I don't want anyone else to have to unnecessarily feel what I felt this past week.
Break the stigma, break the silence. Get the tools you/they need.